Aug. 6 & 7, 2008 – Humanities 8

Basic Geography:

Today we covered some of the basics of geography, such as who geographers are, what they do, and so on. If you need a refresher, download and review the powerpoint that is listed below under Documents.


1. Define absolute location

2. Define relative location

3. Using the absolute location coordinates provided below, name the following countries/places:

A. 0° N, 90° W
B. 40° N, 140° E

4. Using relative location, describe the location of the following places:

A. Germany
B. Indonesia
C. Japan


Powerpoint Presentation

World Map


2 Responses so far »

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    Lasmyr Edullantes said,

    Sir, even if I have not yet recieved this lesson may I still do the homework? or will I have to wait for this lesson to do the homework? I am from 8A so we haven’t had this lesson yet.

  2. 2

    Evan Brammer said,

    Lasmyr, if you think you understand enough to do the assignment, then go ahead and do it early if you’d like. However, if you do it wrong I’ll ask you to do it again. Show me what you’ve got tomorrow.

    ~ Mr. B

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